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Lower Sioux Dakota pipestone buffalo paperweight
Description Buffalo carved from red pipestone. The animal is shown crouching close to its rectangular base, suggesting that it is asleep or at rest. Incised marks indicate eyes and hide texture.
Quantity 1 item
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 2 7/8 inches width
2 1/16 inches depth
1 5/8 inches height
Nomenclature Carving (visual work)
Creation Made by Dakota Indians
Subjects Collected by: Bennett, Charles Henry
Made by Dakota Indians
Used in Pipestone, Pipestone County, Minnesota, United States
Indian. Art
Dates Creation: Not earlier than 1880 - Not later than 1905

Holding Type 3D Objects
ID Number 2868.E299